William Mitchell Professor Donna Byrne recently went shopping with Star Tribune reporter Kim Ode. They talked about what consumers need to know about food labels. Continue reading
William Mitchell College of Law has been recognized as a “2014 Best Value Private Law School” by The National Jurist. Only 21 private law schools in the country earned the distinction—and William Mitchell is the only one from Minnesota to make the list.
U.S. News & World Report recently posted a feature story about the one-of-a-kind hybrid enrollment option at William Mitchell.
The story includes comments from two students who have been accepted to hybrid program, including Jessica Islas, a 31-year-old mother and full-time commercial escrow officer.
“When the hybrid program came along, it was kind of a no-brainer for me; it’s the one program that fits in my life,” Islas is quoted as saying.
Star Tribune business reporter David Phelps recently wrote a story about how students in Mitchell’s Business Law Clinic help local businesses with legal issues ranging from writing contracts to securing trademarks.
The clinic provides clients with valuable legal services and students with practical, real-world experience.
During the World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Conference on Thursday, June 12, 2014, William Mitchell College of Law announced the creation of the Minnesota Elder Justice Center, a 501(c) nonprofit that will work to prevent abuse, neglect, and exploitation of elders. Continue reading
The latest issue of the William Mitchell Law Review was sought out before it even hit the presses. Volume 40, Issue 4 covers the 30th Anniversary of the Hatch-Waxman Act, exploring the legislation’s success, shortcomings, and influence on new legislation, with authors ranging from the bill’s namesake, U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch, to national leaders in intellectual property law. Continue reading
Two Mitchell students placed in the writing competition held by the Food, Drug, and Device Law Section of the Minnesota State Bar Association. Nadja Baer, 2L, and Maya Missaghi, 3L, were honored at the section’s annual meeting on Thursday, May 22. Continue reading
When Mihajlo Babovic entered the Entertainment Law Initiative (ELI) Writing Competition last year, the second-year student at William Mitchell could only dream it would earn him a seat at the 2014 GRAMMY’s. Continue reading
The Tobacco Control Legal Consortium, housed in The Public Health Law Center at William Mitchell, became the first recipient of the 2014 Brian Early Mattone, Esq. Legal Counsel Smoke-free Support Award in April. Continue reading
Star Tribune’s Maura Lerner reports on students in Mitchell’s Indian Law Clinic serving as public defenders in tribal courts on the Bois Forte and Menominee reservations.
With a devotion to public service and immigrant rights, Robyn Meyer-Thompson ‘14 is the May recipient of the 2014 Student Award of Merit. Continue reading
William Mitchell’s hybrid enrollment option is a first-of-its-kind, innovative approach to legal education.
It’s a part-time enrollment option that combines the best of in-person teaching with the best of e-learning tools to offer students a new way to earn their J.D. degrees from an ABA-accredited law school.
Recently, Professor Greg Duhl, who is the Hybrid Program’s academic director, answered 12 common questions prospective students have about the exciting new enrollment option. Continue reading
William Mitchell College of Law has announced the members of the search committee and the consulting firm that will lead the search for the new president and dean of the college. This followed the announcement in April that Eric S. Janus will conclude his role as president and dean of the college in June 2015 to return to the Mitchell faculty. Continue reading